Al Horford PF/C ATL 2 days ago

Horford scored 16 points (8-12 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 0-1 FT) with seven rebounds and two assists in 38 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Cavs went with a smaller lineup for most of the night, which allowed Horford to have an effective scoring performance, but it wasn't enough to get the Hawks the win. He may need to improve his production on the glass if Atlanta is going to even the series on Friday in Game 2.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 1 week ago

Horford scored 23 points (10-18 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with 11 rebounds, two assists and five blocks in 37 minutes during Wednesday's Game 5 victory over the Wizards.

Horford grabbed a big offensive rebound and made a layup with one second on the clock to give the Hawks a one point win and 3-2 series lead. Game 6 is back in Washington on Friday.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 2 weeks ago

Horford (knee) scored 18 points (9-18 FG) to go along with 10 rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks in 40 minutes in Game 4 Monday against the Wizards.

Horford dealt with some knee soreness in Game 3, but was able to play huge minutes and put up a double-double in Game 4. Although he may not be considered an elite superstar, Horford has come up big for the Hawks in the playoffs. Expect them to lean on him heavily again in Game 5.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 2 weeks ago

Horford (knee) headed to the locker room early in the fourth quarter Saturday, but did return to the bench without reentering the game, as the Hawks lost to the Wizards on a Paul Pierce buzzer beater. The Hawks say that his knee is fine, reports ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz on Twitter. Horford had 12 points (6-13 FG) with 10 rebounds, four assists and two blocks in his 28 minutes.

Luckily for Hawks' fans, the news is good on Horford, and he likely remained on the bench with the rest of the starters as the bench unit got the Hawks back into the game. He can be treated as usual for Game 4.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 2 weeks ago

Horford stuffed the stat sheet in Game 2's win against the Wizards, posting 18 points, four rebounds, six assists, three steals, and two blocks in 34 minutes of action.

Horford has been solid throughout the Playoffs, and the Hawks needed him to step up in Game 2. He did, and as a result, they were able to tie the series up at 1-1. Look for Horford to continue to play well in Game 3.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 3 weeks ago

Horford scored 20 points (10-17 FG) with 15 rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks in 35 minutes during Wednesday's Game 5 win over the Nets.

His best game of the series was well-timed, as it helped put the Hawks one win away from advancing to the second round. Horford will try to carry his momentum into Game 6 on Friday in Brooklyn.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 1 month ago

Horford (finger) scored 14 points (6-15 FG, 2-2 FT) with 13 rebounds, seven assists, two blocks and a steal in 36 minutes during Wednesday's Game 2 win over the Nets.

That's back-to-back double-doubles to begin the series for Horford, who will try to make it three straight on Saturday in Brooklyn.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 1 month ago

Horford (finger) is officially listed in the starting lineup for Wednesday's Game 2 against Brooklyn, Hawks' play-by-play man Bob Rathbun reports.

Horford dislocated his pinky finger in Game 1 and there was initially some question as to whether he'd be ready for Game 2. The big man, himself, said Tuesday that he'd be in the lineup, so this news only confirms Horford's assertion. Despite the injury, Horford went for a double-double in Game 1, scoring 10 points (5-12 FG, 0-2 3Pt) to go with 10 rebounds in 34 minutes.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 1 month ago

Horford (finger) said he will play Wednesday against the Nets, Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News reports.

Horford dislocated his finger in Sunday's Game 1 win over Brooklyn, and there was initially some concern about his status leading up to Game 2. However, after testing out the finger in practice over the last two days, the big man said he'll be in the lineup Wednesday. Horford had 10 points and 10 rebounds in Game 1.

Al Horford PF/C ATL 1 month ago

Horford (finger) indicated Monday that there's "still some question" surrounding his status for Game 2 against the Nets on Wednesday, Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Horford dislocated his finger in Game 1, so it's really no surprise that there is question regarding his status. The team will likely provide an update at some point closer to the game based on his progress over the next couple days, but his status remains up in the air at this point.